A major investment in East Portland road safety will deprive a heat island of 570 trees

A major investment in East Portland road safety will deprive a heat island of 570 trees

People who live near Southeast Powell Boulevard have been asking for sidewalks and more lanes for traffic for nearly 20 years. Soon, state transportation officials will give them just that: wider asphalt and new sidewalks along 67 blocks of thoroughfare that runs east from Interstate 205 in Gresham. But the widening right-of-way will also thin … Read more